"Spiritual favors are not always to be looked for, and not always to be relied on."
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"The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep."
"It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk."
"The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us."
"Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks. [I Thessalonians]"
"If I regard wickedness in my heart the Lord will not hear. [Psalms 66:18]"
"Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power."
"Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whatever it touches."
"No man can ever end with being superior who will not begin with being inferior."
"Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it."
"Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself."
"Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power."
"Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely."
"Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent."
"A cock has great influence on his own dunghill."
"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power."
"It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs."
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
"I shan't be pulling the levers there but I shall be a very good back-seat driver."
"Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't."
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